Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series

Photo Credit: Investigation Discovery
Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series / News / Previews

Will the “Cold Valley” Murders Finally Be Solved? [Exclusive]

Warning: Spoilers Ahead I don’t know about you, but I can barely wait to see the conclusion of this 2-part series. I did not get to screen the finale, so I have as many questions as you do. Do Detective Jackie Nichols and Gloria Bobertz find more pieces to this […]

Photo Credit: Investigation Discovery
Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series / News / Previews

ID Preview: “Cold Valley” Examines a Cluster of Unsolved Murders [Exclusive]

This investigative documentary follows two women as they work to unravel the mysterious disappearances that tormented the Lewis Clark Valley in the 1980s. The most chilling part of these cases? Investigators are certain who the killer is, but no one has been able to gather enough evidence to confidently prosecute him. This […]

Filmmakers Michael and Jeff Zimbalist Preview Their New Documentary “Give Us This Day” [Exclusive]
Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series / News / Previews

Filmmakers Michael and Jeff Zimbalist Preview Their New Documentary “Give Us This Day” [Exclusive]

East St. Louis has the highest homicide rate in the United States. With a decreasing number of officers, the police chief must work to lower the homicide rate amidst political obstacles. Risking alienation from his peers, a 12 year-old enters a training program for youngsters who want to protect and […]

“The First Patient” Preview: Director Chip Duncan Takes Us on a Journey Inside the Human Body
Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series / News / Previews

“The First Patient” Preview: Director Chip Duncan Takes Us on a Journey Inside the Human Body

Let’s get one thing out of the way right now: I’m squeamish. So I didn’t know if I’d be able to watch a film about a group of first year medical students navigating their gross anatomy class. But one of the things I think director Chip Duncan illustrates so beautifully […]

“Weed the People” Preview: Meet the Pediatric Patients and Their Parents [Exclusive]
Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series / News / Previews

“Weed the People” Preview: Meet the Pediatric Patients and Their Parents [Exclusive]

Weed saves lives. Cannabis has been off-limits to doctors and researchers in the US for the past 80 years, but recently scientists have discovered its anti-cancer properties. Armed with only these laboratory studies, desperate parents obtain cannabis oil from underground sources to save their children from childhood cancers. Weed the […]

Photo Credit: Icarus Films
Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series / News / Recaps

“The Apology” Director Tiffany Hsiung Urges People to Learn About and Learn From the History of Comfort Women [Exclusive]

One thing Tiffany Hsiung’s documentary does so well is educate. So many people throughout the world do not know the story of the comfort women. Young women in former Japanese colonies still don’t know the story of the comfort women. After meeting Grandma Gil, Grandma Cao and Grandma Adela from […]

Photo Credit: HBO
Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series / Previews

Real Sports Preview: Young, Unarmed Black Men are Still Dying in “Tragedy in Texas”

 I, for one, am tired of hearing about young, unarmed black men being killed by cops. I’m not saying all cops are bad, because of course they’re not. But a disproportionately large group of black men are being shot and killed by law enforcement. So what can we do? […]

Photo Credit: HBO
Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series / News

“Stolen Daughters” Producers Karen Edwards and Sasha Achilli Highlight the Importance of the Chibok Girls and More [Exclusive]

Michelle Obama and other celebrities held up signs that read #BringBackOurGirls and set off a social media firestorm. For a long time Western media wasn’t reporting on the atrocities that Boko Haram were perpetrating on their own people. When the kidnapping of the Chibok girls came to the attention of […]

Photo Credit: Icarus Films
Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series / News / Previews

POV Preview: Will Comfort Women Ever Receive “The Apology” They Seek and Deserve From Japan?

United Nations researchers report that between 1931 and 1945, the Japanese military forced an estimated 200,000 to 400,000 women and girls into institutionalized sexual slavery. Euphemistically referred to as “comfort women,” they typically ranged in age from 11 to 33 and were taken from Japanese colonies from Korea to Indonesia. […]

Photo Credit: HBO
Documentaries & Non-Fiction Series / News / Previews

HBO Documentary Preview: How Will Nigeria’s “Stolen Daughters” Recover and Heal from Their Time with Boko Haram?

In 2014, 276 Nigerian school girls were kidnapped from a school in Chibok, Northern Nigeria, and hidden in the vast Sambisa forest for three years by Boko Haram, a violent Islamic insurgent movement. Granted exclusive access to the 82 girls who were freed last year and taken to a secret […]